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Tick number is currently increasing rapidly

A real year of ticks in progress The last winter was quite mild, spring is too hot and summer is also from the warmest side. As a result, stains and other pests are multiplied quickly. For this reason, experts suggest alarms: 2018 should be a real crush. "There will be more cases of meningitis or Lyme disease", for example, alert …

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Lyme Disease and TBE – How to Protect You From Ticks – Health

Especially many ticks are expected for the summer. The main questions and answers about the risk of infection. Ticks are not insects, but belong to the mites, which in turn are attributed to the arachnids. The animals do not bite but rise – at least in the researchers' languages. And they do not rush on hikers, but are quieter crawlers. …

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Cold and heat affect the offspring

Brown fatty tissue helps to use excess energy. The more a person has the tissue and the more active it is, the less likely they will become obese or develop metabolic diseases. An international research group led by Professor Christian Wolfrum ETH Zurich has now shown that Father's ambient temperature affects children Studies on mice have shown that the progeny …

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Cold before perception affects the offspring fatty tissue

Brown fatty tissue helps to use excess energy. The more a person has the tissue and the more active it is, the less likely they will become obese or develop metabolic diseases. An international research team led by Professor Christian Wolfrum ETH Zurich has now shown that a key set of points takes place even before fertilization. Studies in mice …

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AIDS Research: New vaccine makes monkeys immune to HIV

In the search for a vaccine against AIDS pathogen HIV researchers have made significant advances. An active substance has produced an immune response in humans and monkeys protected from infection, said the newspaper "The Lancet" on Saturday. The next step is to test the drug of 2,600 women in South Africa. "The results are promising, but we must be careful," …

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The number of fasteners increases significantly

The Federal Public Health Office (FOPH) reports a significant increase in the cases of chew fats in Switzerland. Since the beginning of the year, already 150 people were infected with the dangerous encephalitis virus. This is 41 more than the year before. 9.7.2018, 16:59 With warmer temperatures, the number of ticks increases. The bits of the small animals can cause …

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20 minutes – Researchers are one step closer to HIV vaccination

Researchers have made significant progress in the search for a vaccine against the AIDS virus HIV. An active substance has produced an immune response in humans and protected monkeys from infection, as the newspaper "The Lancet" writes. Survey Do you know someone who has contraindicated HIV? Knowledge Push Subscribe to Knowledge Channel Notification in 20-minute app. You will be informed …

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BAG reports a significant increase in chewing gum case

The Federal Public Health Office (FOPH) reports a significant increase in the cases of chew fats in Switzerland. Since the beginning of the year, already 150 people have been infected with the dangerous encephalitis virus. 9.7.2018, 12:21 With warmer temperatures, the number of tipping bits increases. The small animals can transmit dangerous diseases like meningitis. (Image: KEYSTONE / AP SCANPIX …

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